Jobs

We’re a brand, design and digital agency that believes design should do more than look great and grab attention. It should change minds, inspire action, and impact society for the better.

We specialise in working with healthcare, education, charity and cultural clients.

Junior Designer – 3 Month Paid Internship

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Design Culture is looking for a Junior Designer to join us for a 3 month paid internship. more

We’re looking for a talented and versatile designer with a flair for brand and digital design to join our team.

You will be joining a team of talented all-round designers who work on everything from campaign and brand identities and marketing collateral to digital UI/UX, delivering meaningful, intelligent design solutions to a wide range of clients within our specialist sectors – Education, Healthcare, Charity & Culture.

You don’t think of design in a fixed medium but love working in different contexts, learning new skills and appz1+ years experience. Portfolio of real world projects.

Typical role activities

  • Brand/campaign concept development
  • Brand translation in rollout across marketing collateral such as reports, exhibition graphics, brochures, leaflets
  • UI/UX design for websites and digital marketing

Skills required

  • Understanding and appreciation of brand
  • A modern design aesthetic, a keen interest in typography and eye for detail
  • Considered layout skills whether in print or online
  • Able to articulate ideas clearly and be client facing with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work with and coordinate other designers and developers
  • Possess an understanding of responsive design, digital branding, typography and information hierarchy
  • Intelligent thinking to structure complex information
  • Ability to manage multiple jobs of varying size, to deliver consistently and to a high standard.
  • Enjoy the challenge of taking design ideas and working out how to implement them across a range of skills and outputs.
  • An interest in front-end design, user experience, wire-framing

 

Software

Knowledge of:
Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision

 

European passport or UK work visa.

No agencies.

New Business Developer

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Design Culture is looking for a New Business Developer to join us and play a pivotal role in our growing business. more

We’re an established brand and digital agency looking for a talented, intelligent business developer with a background in the industry and proven track record. 

This will be an end to end role, from creating a strategic business development plan, developing our credentials, contacting potential businesses and generating meetings to networking, writing compelling campaigns, tender responses and getting the agency onto pitch lists. 

You will be instrumental in shaping our future client base – [specifically] growing and developing the number of high value clients in our specialist sectors of healthcare, education, culture and charity/social.  

We’re looking for someone who has a brilliant way with words both verbally and written, who can talk knowledgeably and with passion about brand and digital projects to open up potential opportunities; and develop compelling content for credentials, messaging, campaigns and responses to engage our target audiences.

Ideally you’ll have a wealth of contacts and previous experience of bringing in business in for a branding, design and digital agency.

Business Development Manager:

Your key Responsibilities:

You will be quick to understand us as an agency and get to grips with our client work to be able to talk knowledgeably and use that information effectively to win new business opportunities. 

Key activities:

  • To develop and drive through a strategic annual sales plan that will achieve our new business revenue targets – for both existing and new clients
  • To acquire, qualify and manage new business contact data in our database; and to develop a contact strategy that will secure face-to-face meetings and tender opportunities.
  • To develop a content strategy to support new business activities and generate content, messaging and positioning language to maximise response rates
  • To develop the pitches and presentations to our clients to evidence our work and generate new business opportunities. And work with the creative teams to ensure that any required new business collateral is produced to present our services and case studies in the best light
  • To manage the credentials process and give the initial credentials meetings along with one of the Directors
  • To work with the Directors and the team to formulate and present inspiring and commercially focused responses to tenders
  • To engage and communicate with the team on the new business activities so they are fully engaged and supportive of the activities required

Reporting relationships:

Reporting to the Managing Director and Creative Director

Your qualifications, experience and skills:

  • Degree level qualification of 2:1 or above, ideally in business or marketing
  • At least 5 years agency experience of directing and delivering sales for a creative business – ideally in brand, digital and creative communications
  • Digital sales and marketing experience including prospecting, delivering sales campaigns, and nurturing prospect relationships
  • Knowledge and understanding of the sectors we work in; and ability to talk convincingly about branding and digital 
  • Experience of using a CRM to manage the sales pipeline

Your personal qualities:

  • Highly motivated person, driven to succeed
  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to build trust and respect both externally and internally
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organisational and planning skills
  • Good eye for detail, ambitious for work quality and a commitment to excellence

To apply:

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary:

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Front End Developer - 3 Month Contract

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Design Culture is looking for an experienced front end developer to join our team for a 3 month contract more

Design Culture is looking for an experienced Front End Developer to join our team on a 3 month contract.

You will be a key member of our digital team delivering projects to a wide range of clients within our specialist sectors – Education, Healthcare, Charity & Culture.

You will be passionate about digital development and comfortable leading the development process with an ability to code pixel perfect interfaces from .sketch following best practice and optimising server load. Transforming great ideas into exceptional digital experiences.

3-5 years experience. Portfolio of real world projects.

Skills required:

  • Able to be client facing with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work with and coordinate other developers and designers
  • Able to work on consultative basis with clients
  • Solid understanding of responsive front end development
  • Great attention to detail
  • HTML5 – Semantic Markup (BEM)
  • SASS – CSS3, CSS – Animations and transitions
  • Javascript – Vanilla JS, OOP JS, jQuery, Ajax, Browserify, Npm, node, Angular
  • Developing cross-browser compatible solutions
  • Understanding of Restful API design
  • Task Runners – Gulp or Grunt
  • Experience with version control tools, such as Git
  • Understanding of performance tools and page speed metrics
  • Experience with PHP, WordPress, WordPress templates

Skills preferred:

  • Relevant degree or qualification
  • UI/UX Skills
  • Design background
  • Web typography

Software:

  • Bohemian Coding Sketch
  • Adobe CS
  • Sublime Text, Atom, Vim or equivalent
  • Terminal (ssh, npm, etc.)
  • Framer JS or equivalent

To apply:

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your pro rata salary expectations.

Salary:

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Brand Strategist

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Design Culture is looking for an experienced brand and communication strategist to join our team and play a pivotal role within our growing business. more

You will be a key member of our team delivering projects to a wide range of clients within our specialist sectors – Education, Healthcare, Charity & Culture. Reporting to the two company Directors.

Tasks:

  • Conduct marketing research, including running interviews and focus groups, analysing competitors and market trends, and developing customer personas
  • Develop brand strategies, including the positioning, value proposition, brand idea and personality
  • Develop communication strategies, including determining which messages and channels to reach the audience with, and developing content and marketing calendars in line with this
  • Develop digital strategies that utilise SEO, content and social media to create inbound leads and improve engagement
  • Write compelling messaging that supports the brand and communication strategies, and that can be developed into copy
  • Run client workshops to gather insight, get feedback on and input into projects, and bring the organisation on board with a proposed approach
  • Respond to tenders, including identifying the organisations needs, and developing a plan for how to best meet them
  • Manage some of the agency’s larger brand, campaign and digital projects, ensuring that delivery is on time, within budget, and in line with the agreed strategy

Required skills:

  • A strong understanding of strategic marketing principles
  • Experience in conducting and interpreting market research
  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing strategic brand and communication projects
  • Clear and compelling written communication
  • Confident and engaging verbal presentation

Preferable skills:

  • An understanding of digital and SEO strategy
  • Creative copywriting skills
  • A degree in Marketing, or another relevant field

To apply:

Please send us your CV and a covering letter telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role. Please state your salary expectations.

Salary:

Dependent on experience.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.